Cooking Fire Safety

Cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries. Keep an eye on what you fry. Most cooking fires start when someone is frying food. Watch what you are cooking. Fires start when the heat is too high. If you see any smoke or the grease starts to boil, turn the burner…

Smoke Alarms

Three out of five home fire deaths result from fires in properties without working smoke alarms. Choose interconnected smoke alarms, so when one sounds, they all sound. Put smoke alarms inside and outside each bedroom and sleeping area. Put alarms on every level of the home. Make sure your smoke alarms work. Your family is…

Home Fire Safety

Home Fire SafetyLearn how your family can prevent home fires, escape from a home fire in 2 minutes, and recover after a home fire. Did you know that if a fire starts in your home¬†you may have as little as two minutes to escape?¬†During a fire, early warning from a working smoke alarm plus a…

Carbon Monoxide

What is Carbon Monoxide and where does it come from? Carbon Monoxide (CO) is an invisible, odorless gas that comes from burning fossil fuels such as gasoline, wood, coal, propane, oil and natural gas. When these fuels burn incompletely, CO is produced. Home heating and cooking appliances can produce CO if damaged or misused. Vehicles…